The Localization of Anthropological Practice

@article{Mintz1998TheLO,
  title={The Localization of Anthropological Practice},
  author={Sidney Wilfred Mintz},
  journal={Critique of Anthropology},
  year={1998},
  volume={18},
  pages={117 - 133}
}
  • S. Mintz
  • Published 1 June 1998
  • Political Science
  • Critique of Anthropology
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